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CIS Security presented with Silver Fox Certificate to recognise excellent on-site Standards

The Silver Fox Audit scheme, a division of FM Contract Watch, has been established for over 20 years and provides nationwide on-site audits to test security teams on their alertness, efficiency and compliance. In 2020, CIS Security adopted the scheme for their major clients in the City of London and their frontline staff have been […]

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Excellent Security Standards recognised with Silver Fox Award 2020-21

  The Silver Fox Auditors from FM Contract Watch have carried out a regular series of audits to test the contract security team at Moor House in London for several years.  During this time they have used many disguises and methods in an attempt to gain unauthorised entry to the premises. On the 23rd March, […]

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ACS Pacesetters announce sponsors for 2022 Security Officer of Distinction Awards

  The 2022 ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards will take place at the Riverside Pavilion, Royal Windsor Racecourse, on 25th May and we are delighted to announce our sponsors. These awards reward and celebrate front-line security staff who have carried out exceptional actions whilst on duty.  This it is a great opportunity for members […]

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IPSL Security Teams receive 2020-2021 Silver Fox Awards

The Silver Fox Audit team has completed a series of security penetration audits during the past 2 years at IPSL premises in Northampton and Milton Keynes.  These independent and unannounced tests have been carried out at various times, during the day and night, to attempt to gain unauthorised entry to the site. On 25th January […]

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Next Level Security Services – the first new member of The ACS Pacesetters in 2022

We are pleased to announce that Next Level Security Services Limited (NLSS) is the first new member of The ACS Pacesetters in 2022. This privately owned company was founded in 2015 by Derek Laird following his successful career in the military.  From the head office in Stockton on Tees, and regional offices in Leeds and […]

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Updated Minimum ACS Score required to qualify for membership of The ACS Pacesetters

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has published the Scoring Chart for the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) accredited companies for the year ending 30 September 2021.   These results have reduced the minimum criteria required to qualify for membership of The ACS Pacesetters from 108 to 101 (the previous score was based on statistics published up […]

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ACS Pacesetters member First Response Group co-founders named Black British Businesspeople of the Year

The co-founders of one of the leading names in the UK’s security and facilities management sectors have been named Black British Businesspeople of the Year. Jamal Tahlil and Edgar Chibaka, who launched Yorkshire-based First Response Group in 2007, carried off the top prize at this year’s Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards). Now in its eighth […]

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Presentation to Security Officer of Distinction – Majid Khan The Westgrove Group

On Thursday, 15th July, Lynda Moore, Managing Partner of FM Contract Watch and founder of The ACS Pacesetters, was delighted to meet Majid Khan and his colleagues at Templars Square Shopping Centre.  Majid is employed by The Westgrove Group and was recently one of the winners of an ACS Pacesetter Security Officer of Distinction Award 2021 held […]

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Outstanding work by 2021 ACS Pacesetters Security Officers of Distinction

The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 took place on-line on Wednesday, 16th June, and 12 front-line Security Officers received one of these prestigious awards.  All the individuals who were nominated, 89 in total, are to be congratulated on their exceptional work during a difficult year when their roles and responsibilities often changed […]

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The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 – Link to on-line event

The ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Awards 2021 will be taking place on-line in just 2 days’ time at 12.30 hrs on Wednesday, 16th June 2021. We are delighted to have Michelle Russell, acting CEO of the Security Industry Authority, as our guest speaker and Roy Cooper of Professional Security Magazine is kindly hosting the […]

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